I remember watching the first season of Survivor in 2000. It was a new kind of television and seemed exciting. Television reviewers wondered if it would catch on. Little did they know how big reality TV would become. 14 years later, there are countless reality shows and entire networks devoted to the genre. It's too bad, really, because most of reality TV ignores the original mission of television: to entertain, to educate and to inform. It's time to be very choosy about the reality TV we watch. Here's why.
Facebook was once a place to post how you were feeling and where you were going to spend your Saturdays.
Beautiful fall colors mean changing temperatures and the looming arrival of winter. Get a head start on the shifting seasons by readying your home for less sunlight and more time spent indoors.
Americans think the federal government wastes 51 cents on the dollar, according to a new Gallup poll, but Americans themselves aren't guilty of wastefulness - at least according to themselves.
We all use body language to support what we say and feel, whether we are conscious of it or not. Much body language is used without our conscious minds even being aware of it; that is why those who handle Human Resource matters and others who conduct interviews for a living have to be able to translate what they see others doing with their bodies, as well as what they are saying with their mouths. You may find the ability to accurately read body language very useful in your personal and professional life as well, so here are 9 tips ...
The portion of American adults who have never married has reached a record high, according to a Pew Research Center report that says one-fifth or about 42 million people who are 25 and older have never said "I do."
Everyone in the family has a nickname.
You only live once.
Lists can rule over us like dictators who sport perfectly coiffed hair, pterodactyl brooches and high heels. Many of us know what it's like to be governed by our own to-do lists, driving some of us to become "anti-list-ivists" who refuse to write anything down. This scenario, however, can be just as counterproductive as the other.
As a film student in the 1970s, producer David Latt reveled in the work of Hollywood directors like Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola.
As you shop for groceries you have probably noticed that all the big food companies are expanding their cereal options. Everything from quinoa to spelt, and beyond, is now being popped, puffed and popularized for your breakfast nutrition. In order to keep you up-to-date we'd like to offer a brief description of the 6 most recent cereal creations. Bon appetite!
Question: I am so stressed out that I'm falling apart physically. I'm sick, tired, worried and grouchy most of the time. In this state, I'm not the greatest parent and my marriage is struggling. The problem is I can't change my situation. I have to keep this job and I have to keep giving to my family. So how do I change my feelings, outlook and behavior when I'm stuck in this situation. My stress isn't going anywhere, so how do I handle it better?
FOYA, Liberia - The deadly outbreak of Ebola in several African countries has killed more than 1,000 people and shows no signs of slowing down in the immediate future. But one former Ebola patient is making others smile with his upbeat attitude and dance moves.
Kathryn Waldvogel couldn't wait to see her family, and apparently her 3-year-old son Cooper couldn't wait to see his mom.
KETCHIKAN, Alaska - A group of anglers in Alaska caught more than fish when capturing amazing footage of a sea lion being tossed in the air by a killer whale.
Thirty-two percent of for-profit college alumni don't think their education was worth it, and almost half believe their college was more interested in money than education, according to a Public Agenda survey. But almost 60 percent reported that their for-profit school did an "excellent" or "good" job preparing them for the workplace. One of the most important voices in the conversation, however, is the one that's missing - their future employers.
The Robertson family of the hit show "Duck Dynasty" proved that "birds of a feather flock together" last night on "Dancing With the Stars." Sadie Robertson is a contestant on the show this season, and when assigned the theme "Your most memorable year," she naturally chose the year that her family found fame.
Each year in her mass communications course at Fresno State, Tamyra Pierce conducts a simple experiment to illustrate the impact of media.
The first time I saw the 1939 Civil War classic "Gone With the Wind" was as a young pup in 1961 when my parents dared to take me to a theatrical revival of the nearly four-hour picture. They knew that even in my early double-digits I wouldn't become fidgety because movies of all stripes captivated me. If it was on the big screen, I was there.
Most of us want to live long and happy lives, but there's so much stuff that happens between our beginnings and our ends that we're not always sure how to make that happen. Below are 6 secrets to living a long and happy life. Unlike some secrets, these secrets are meant to be shared, not kept.
J.J. Abrams' upcoming "Star Wars: Episode VII" is without question one of the most highly anticipated movies of next year, if not all time.
What is the worth of family time? The former CEO of PIMCO, a trillion-dollar investment management firm, suggests that family time is priceless.
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